Friday 21 October 2022
Empyrean to acquire fellow China EDA firm
Empyrean Technology recently disclosed plans to acquire fellow China-based EDA software company XinDA Design Automation for US$10 million in cash.
Thursday 20 October 2022
Will Taiwan take over US semiconductor talent leaving China?
US professionals have been banned from helping Chinese companies develop or manufacture chips without prior permits, and it remains to be seen whether those professionals could be...
Monday 17 October 2022
Chilean startup qScire offers innovative solution for ensuring IC throughput reliability
qScire, a startup established by Chilean EDA engineers, has been selected as one of the honorary mentions of the Tech Innovation Excellence (TIE) Award at Taiwan InnoTech Expo 2022...
Monday 19 September 2022
China gearing up to mass purchase IC equipment and materials
Chinese semiconductor firms are moving at full throttle to purchase as many semiconductor equipment and materials as possible from abroad as the US is expected to take tougher measures...
Tuesday 6 September 2022
Chinese foundries brace for further sanctions, but EDA industry remains unprepared
Former US president Donald Trump successfully prevented ASML from shipping its EUV lithography machines to China in 2019, and talks of further extending the ban to DUV machines have...
Tuesday 16 August 2022
Taiwan IC design service companies expect limited impact from new US export bans on China
Taiwan-based ASIC and SoC design service providers, with many engaged in the development of China's homegrown chips and processors, expect limited impacts from tougher US controls...
Monday 15 August 2022
US imposes new export control to push China out of next generation semiconductor competition
The US Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued an interim final rule on August 12 to impose restrictions on four emerging and fundamental technologies,...
Tuesday 28 June 2022
Intento Design secures third round of investment to accelerate commercial deployment
The Paris-based French company, Intento Design, has secured a third round of investment to accelerate its international and commercial deployment on June 22, 2022. Intento Design...
Thursday 9 June 2022
China looks to become self-reliant on EDA software
China is trying to become self-reliant on electronic design automation (EDA) software, with more China-based semiconductor firms beginning to adopt EDA products offered by domestic...
Tuesday 8 March 2022
GF announces next-gen silicon photonics solutions
GlobalFoundries' next-generation silicon photonics platform, GF Fotonix, is available now to address the explosive growth of soaring data volumes while significantly reducing power...
Tuesday 1 March 2022
PMIC, MCU crunch compounded by COVID infections in Suzhou
The shortage of power management ICs (PMIC) and MCUs has been compounded by a recent surge in COVID-19 infections in China's Suzhou that caused many semiconductor firms to temporarily...
Monday 24 January 2022
Shanghai incentivizes development of IC equipment, EDA tools
The Shanghai municipal government has newly released a package of generous incentives to encourage investments in the development and production of semiconductor materials and equipment,...
Monday 3 January 2022
Primarius listed on Shanghai STAR market
China-based EDA (electronic design automation) solution provider Primarius Technology began its listing on STAR (Sci-Tech Innovation Board) Market under Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)...
Friday 17 December 2021
Taiwan OSATs gearing up for MediaTek 5G mmWave chips
ASE Technology and other Taiwan-based OSATs are gearing up for MediaTek's 5G mmWave chips solutions slated for launch in 2022, according to industry sources.
Friday 17 December 2021
EDA demand to grow sharply for heterogeneous chips integration
Demand for EDA (electronic design automation) software solutions is expected to grow sharply in the post-Moore's Law era, as they are badly needed in heterogeneous integration operations...